Schedule of Activities
Wednesday Evening Open House
7:30 P.M. Introduction and instruction
8:00 - 9:00 Sitting (with chanting, kinhin and reading) in Zendo
9:00 Informal Tea in the Library
Weekend Meditation Retreats
Weekend sittings are usually on the second weekend of the month, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM on Saturday and 4:30 AM - Noon on
Sunday. The next meditation retreats are October 12-14 and November 16-18, 2018.
Download schedule for Weekend Zen Retreat October 12-14, 2018.
The schedule for the Weekend Zen Retreat, October 12-14, 2018 is:
Experienced meditators preferred. Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing. Bring your own meals or prepare
to eat out, since food is not provided. Please plan to arrive at
least 15 minutes prior to the start of any meditation block. Readings for this retreat will be taken from
The Iron Flute, translated by Nyogen Senzaki.
- Friday, October 12:
Film Series: 7:30-9:50 PM
Film: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Download The Tale of The Princess Kaguya screening notice.
- Saturday, October 13:
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Zazen with chanting
12:00 Noon -1:30 PM Lunch Break
1:30-4:30 PM Zazen with a reading
4:30-6:00 PM Dinner Break
6:00-9:00 PM Zazen
- Sunday, October 14:
4:30-7:30 AM Zazen with chanting
7:30-9:00 AM Breakfast break
9:00-12:00 Noon Zazen with a reading
Contact First Zen Institute staff: FZI staff.
Zazen for members and invited guests
Morning: Tuesday - Friday 6:30 - 7:30 A.M.
Evening: Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00 P.M.